Asheville, NC: Adam Christing has been called “America’s Go-To Master of Ceremonies.” He pays tribute to the late great Bob Barker, long-time host of “The Price is Right.” Christing says, “Bob made the audience the stars of the show. Who will ever forget: ‘Come on down!’” Christing advises meeting planners to take a lesson from Barker: “Make sure your next meeting includes lots of audience participation.”
According to the popular corporate event emcee, “Alex Trebek sparked our brains via Jeopardy! But…Bob Barker touched our hearts.” Christing adds: “There is even a FUN clip of when Bob Barker literally gave a contestant the shirt off his back!” Bob Barker literally gives a fan the shirt off his back on #ThePriceIsRight #Shorts
Christing states that Bob Barker inspired him to bring fun, spontaneity, and joy to meetings and to become an interactive entertainer. “Bob Barker kept showing up! He was a game show host for 50 years. And he was also passionate–for decades–about protecting animals,” says Christing.
During his lifetime, Bob Baker was an energetic game show legend who dominated the space for over 50 years. He was known for his entertaining demeanor as the host of “Truth or Consequences” and then famously, “The Price is Right.”
The legendary emcee passed away at 99 years old, but not without leaving his mark professionally and personally. Bob Barker was a celebrated animal rights activist whose sense of humor was widely accepted by all. His experience as an emcee dates back decades when he worked on the radio before being called up to host “Truth or Consequences” in December of 1956. He remained with the program till 1972 but joined the team at “The Price Is Right” that same year, where he continued to host the wildly popular broadcast until 2007.
Bob Barker’s numerous records include being the longest-performing emcee on the same network TV program. He broke Johnny Carson’s “Tonight Show” record. Barker also won many awards, including 15 Emmy Awards, 12 of which were for hosting. He also received the Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award presented in 1999, induction into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame in 2004, and the Guinness World Record for TV’s Most Durable Performer and the Most Generous Host in Television History – having given out more than $200 million worth of prizes on his game shows.
Event MC Adam Christing was saddened by the passing of the great emcee Bob Barker and is committed to continually flying the flag long after Bob Barker’s death. He takes an engaging style, polished by his wealth of experience, to make meetings and other events a hit. Christing says, “You can lift your people by inviting them to ‘Come on Down!’ and become involved and inspired at your special event, awards show, or fundraiser.”
Like Bob Barker, Christing brings a warm-hearted approach to hosting events, infusing humor and unforgettable fun into the hearts of his audience. He has hosted more than 1000 events and conferences for many Fortune 1000 companies, including Hewlett Packard, IBM, McDonald’s Canon, Disney, Allstate, American Express, and more.
Adam Christing is booked as the event Emcee for all types of events, promising customized comedy for all in attendance while also keeping the audience feeling engaged. Interested meeting planners and business leaders can book here to have Adam Christing at their next event. He also offers keynote speeches and entertainment crafted for the audience. Christing is busy at work on a new book called We Got You: Gather Your Group, Galvanize Your People, Grow Your Results.
Reach out to Adam Christing via his website (AdamChristing.com) or email [email protected]
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